extending rod thingy to hold books on shelf

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    Can anyone help? I googled what I wanted and got of all things a message from Motorhomefun on this subject but the site given was blocked by my Bullguard security.

    We have an open fronted shelf that we like to keep books on but of course they mostly fall off onto the bed when travelling. I'm sure I've seen extending rods for shelves that would prevent this. I can find them for wardrobes but I just need a short one.
     
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    We use net curtain poles,you can cut them to any length reqd and they are cheap
     
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    June I bought one at the last show ...... now not just books land on top of me but the bloomin' rod as well. I might just be unlucky but for me it didn't work. :Doh:
     
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    I hope you find what you want/need...

    I had similar problems until I discovered the joy of (and perfect match with motorhoming) the Kindle and ebooks.

    Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of books...

    ...but no need of shelves or curtain rods...


    JJ :Cool:
     
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    And it frees up the cupboard keepers for use in the washroom where towels can be hung on them to dry after having a shower :Smile::thumb:
     
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    rod thingy

    I've toyed with the idea of a kindle but am too mean to pay for the books when I have access to hundreds of free paperbacks at our Bridge Club.
     
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    There are hundreds of free books which can be downloaded from the Kindle web site. I can't remember when I last paid for one :Smile:
     
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    books are much nicer . there is a smell that goes with them . it changes with its owners . .also the feel ,the different paper etc all make the book more of the fantasy or tell a tale in them selves . i swap books regularly with foreigners . only english books . but they also bring books i would never have read .
    i once bought 72 readers digest condensed books that 4 or 5 books in one for 2quid at the local dump. ideal . cant beat that for a bargain .
    i think e readers and kindles are a bit clinical definately not like a book.
     
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    I call your hundreds of free paper backs and raise you a thousand plus free ebooks...:Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:

    PS. You don't even need to buy a Kindle machine... you can use your laptop... (although the Kindle is a brilliant piece of kit and is closer to the "book reading experience" than a lumpy laptop. Best of all get a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phablet and join the Geek Gang!)
     
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    Is that the GG JJ?
     
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    I agree that books, especially old ones, are nice. I used to buy a lot when we ran the family history business and still have quite a few.

    Kindle and other e-readers are definitely better for motorhome trips though, they don't half cut down on the payload :Smile:
     
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    Re first bit of this quote: STICK or do I mean TWIST? Or have I got the wrong card game?

    While I'm writing this how do you clever people highlight bits of post you want to quote in yellow?
     
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    You mean like [HI]this[/HI]? :Rofl1:


    JJ :Cool:

     
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    Just like that :Smile:

    Select the text you want to highlight (using left mouse button) then click on the yellow hl icon above.
     
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    (You select the text you want to highlight and then press the yellow "H" button at the top of the panel you are writing in.)

    JJ :Cool:

    Ah... Graham got there first...
     
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    Joy, you're not the only one ..... I bought one at Peterborough show and does exactly the same:Doh:
    When I get a
    [​IMG] I will make something that works!
     
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    practising yellow highlighting

    [HI]
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    It didn't work!
     
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    practising yelliow highlighting

    Yes it did work but only after I'd submitted it. Thought it would go yellow straightaway
     
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